Experts discovered SolarLeaks website with data stolen in a recent massive hacker attack

Bleeping Computer writes that experts have discovered the SolarLeaks website (solarleaks[.]net), where unknown persons sell data, allegedly stolen from SolarWinds, Microsoft, Cisco and FireEye during a recent attack on the supply chain. Let me remind you that in December 2020 it became known that unknown hackers attacked SolarWinds and infected its Orion platform with malware.… Continue reading Experts discovered SolarLeaks website with data stolen in a recent massive hacker attack

Heavy ad blocker started working in the Google Chrome

Earlier this year, Google Chrome developers announced about adding of a so-called heavy ad blocker. This is a mechanism that will detect and unload advertisements that consume too many system resources (creating unnecessary load on the processor, network bandwidth, and so on). Then Google engineers wrote that “heavy” advertising can significantly reduce the battery life… Continue reading Heavy ad blocker started working in the Google Chrome

Bughunter stole a Monero exploit from another cybersecurity specialist and received a reward for it

Bleeping Computer reporters drew attention to an interesting case that occurred as part of the bug bounty of the Monero program on HackerOne. Bughunter stole a Monero vulnerability exploit discovered by another person and received a reward. The publication notes that bug hunting is not just a good cause that benefits the community, but also… Continue reading Bughunter stole a Monero exploit from another cybersecurity specialist and received a reward for it

Media Reports that Garmin Paid Ransom to WastedLocker Malware Operators

In July 2020, Garmin, the manufacturer of wearable electronics and navigation equipment, suffered from a cyberattack and was forced to temporarily shut down a number of services. Now there is information in the media that Garmin has paid the ransom to the WastedLocker malware operators. At the same time, the incident affected not only wearable… Continue reading Media Reports that Garmin Paid Ransom to WastedLocker Malware Operators

Hacker forums show growing demand for credentials from YouTube channels

IntSights experts found that recently in the darknet there increased interest YouTube Channel Credentials, and also, as a “side effect”, this stimulates data verification activities. On hacker forums and sites that sale credentials, you can find more and more offers of this kind. It should be noted that cybercriminals for a long time were interested… Continue reading Hacker forums show growing demand for credentials from YouTube channels

Dharma ransomware source code put for sale

ZDNet reports that the source code for one of the most profitable ransomware of our time, the Dharma ransomware, was put for sale on two hacker forums last weekend. Sources are sold for $2,000. Let me remind you that this year the FBI called Dharma the second most profitable ransomware in recent years during its… Continue reading Dharma ransomware source code put for sale

Hackers spoof DNS settings to distribute fake coronavirus applications

Journalists from Bleeping Computer investigated that hackers are replacing DNS settings for distributing fake applications. The reason for the investigation were complaints of users, which reported on the forums that they were obsessively offered to download a strange application, allegedly informing about COVID-19 and created by WHO. As it turned out, the routers of these… Continue reading Hackers spoof DNS settings to distribute fake coronavirus applications